This bridge called "El Tajo Ronda "is located in the historic center of the city of Ronda (Málaga). It is located near the Alameda del Tajo Park and the Plaza de Toros Real Maestranza. This bridge halve the town Malaga and was built to save Gorge Guadalevin. The Old Bridge or Santa Cecilia and the Arab Bridge or Tanneries, the dinner identity of the town were also participants in this feat.
This "geological accident" is, for many experts, unique in its form and its location in the town center. further, has a surface of 47,5 approximately meters and a throat carved by the river Guadalevín 500 m in length and 100 Metters of depth. Its width is 50 meters and has a great escarpment that opens to “Caldera”, hollow circular. New Bridge (in actually it should be called so because it replaced the built in 1735, which collapsed in 1740 and killed a 50 people. To cover the works, what They were led by José Martin de Aldehuela, New Bridge had to collect money from the Real Maestranza and impose a tax on the May Fair. However, the formation of this bridge dates back to many years.
The formation of this archiconocido bridge Ronda, according to experts, It goes back for five millions of years because of an earthquake, when surface waters present in this area began to erode the system and are separated by a gorge that has been slowly piercing the Guadalevin, giving as resulted in an impressive carved sandstone crag that houses a interesting variety of bird, as well as the town of Hoya del Tajo and the Serrania de Ronda. Also monuments such as the Casa del Rey Moro, the gardens from Cuenca, the Convent of Santo Domingo and houses overlooking the Tajo de Round.
The height of cut reaches 140 meters allowing watch birds in flight. In fact, It is common contemplate sets a Peregrine trying reaches a dove. The different viewpoints at different heights offering observe the peregrine falcon nests telescope or Chough. In other times, the top of the bridge was used as a prison.
As a curiosity, veranda near New Bridge is known as the "balcony Cunt". It is the feeling Peering produce a concise word translated, strong and desbocada. East viewpoint is on the Paseo de la Alameda.
further, You should not forget the excellent Scorching restaurant La Carreta de Ronda, in which they specialize in grilled meats and wild food, and it is also located in the locality. It is an indispensable stop for all those who enjoy the visit of this historic monument.